wire brush


wire brush
noun
: brush III 1b

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a brush with steel bristles for removing rust, flaking paint, etc.

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wire brush noun
1. A brush with wire bristles, for cleaning rust off metal, dirt off suede shoes, etc
2. A brush with long bristles which are scraped against drums or cymbals
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Main Entry:wire

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wire brush,
a brush with metal bristles, for cleaning surfaces of rust, paint, or other unwanted coating.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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